Our Staff

Meet our team!


Lumen “Lulumeister” Vera


Lumen Vera has been in the esports scene for over 20 years. Starting as a competitor in Counter-Strike 1.5 to managing and coaching several high level teams in different esports such as Overwatch and Dota. His background in education and team building has been geared towards his biggest passion: gaming. He is the drive and passion for Crescent Esports’ goal to become the vanguard of Louisiana esports.

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Dylan “Dylaniskillin” Smith

General Manager

Dylan Smith made his first leap into esports as a competitor competing in various shooters, such as Call of Duty, and later dived into the diverse world of fighting games. Using his experience as a competitor, Dylan spent the next five years utilizing his ability to create genuine relationships and engagement in roles in social media, business development, account management, event management, and general team management. He has lent his skillset to various organizations, ranging from small grassroots organizations to large scale global entities. He continues his journey at Crescent Esports as the General Manager across multiple gaming genres.

Allan “Mizey” Mizell


Allan Mizell was a competitor in his early esports career, but followed his dream of creating his own esports organization. He has managed several organizations, some with more than 50k+ fans. He is the backbone of Crescent Esports ensuring the organization’s foundation is rock solid.

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Bryan “Bmarq” Marquez

Director of Business Development

Bryan Marquez has been actively involved in esports for over ten years, mainly as a competitor and later as an event organizer. His first journey into the scene was as a competitor in various FPS titles and fighting games. Having a knack for bringing people together, Bryan soon started his first event production company. From there, he has played a part in building up various gaming communities and building out a successful track record in esports event production in both intimate and large scale events. The last four years have seen him actively become more involved in introducing the benefits of esports to our youth and education system, helping the next generation build out the skill sets that will equip them for the always-changing future. 



Artie “Real Talk” Valle

Player Development

Artie Valle was introduced to esports through his son’s passion for gaming over the last few years. His desire to support his son has led him to develop his own passion for competitive gaming and player development. He brings with him 10 years of athletic coaching/team building experience coupled with 15 years of business management at one of the largest retailers in the U.S. Artie is determined to push our players to reach their highest potential while preparing them for the challenges that come with competitive gaming.


Tristan “Unborn” Trejo

Rocket League Coach

Tristan is a 20-year-old competitive Rocket League player and coach. He is currently in college while progressing his Rocket League career. Tristan began playing Rocket League on Xbox in Season 3 and switched to PC in Season 4. Being a High Grand Champion for multiple seasons has given him the chance to experience high level Rocket League both on and off the pitch. It also allowed the opportunity to coach other players.

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